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Clinical Staff

Dora Gilbert, MFT

Office: Alvarado
Specialty: Marriage & Family Therapy

Dr. Gilbert incorporates her cultural experience, educator knowledge, and interest in families and children into her therapeutic work. As a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist she focuses on treating families, adults, adolescents and children through a family-systems approach. She works with individuals and/or families to overcome lifetime challenges and provide assistance to create a meaningful balanced life. Her therapeutic approach is influenced by three major therapeutic approaches: Existential Theory, as she believes that each individual has the potential for growth through their freedom to choose; Bowen Family System Theory, which emphasizes the role of family; and Strategic Theory, which offers dynamic interventions. Dr. Gilbertís education consists of a Masters and Doctorate in Marriage and Family Therapy, undergraduate degree in Liberal Arts and a Bachelorís degree in Elementary School Education and English. She additionally has over 10 years of clinical training in Bowen Family System Therapy approach; Brief Strategic Therapy Level 1,2 certificate; Chemical Dependency Certificate; The STOP Program treatment model certificate-advanced training level for Domestic Violence treatment; Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Co-Occurring Disorders (Dual-Diagnosis), and has a Level 1 Certification of Gottman Training.

Access for Disabilities: Yes
Accepting New Patients: Yes
NPI Number: 1558492504
COCA: Yes
Medi-Cal: No
Hospital Admitting Privileges: